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 Switching layers 

Last post Tue, Feb 12 2013 1:50 PM by mcatramb91. 1 replies.
Started by budnoel 12 Feb 2013 01:00 PM. Topic has 1 replies and 550 views
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    • budnoel
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    Switching layers Reply

    Hello - When I create my assy dwg I show both a top and bottom view on a single sheet of my assy dwg.  I do this by turning on the appropriate layers for the top bottom view, creating an ipf (.plt) file of this view and then I bring it in to a new layer for the bottom view.  I mirror this detail before dropping it on my dwg so that the components and reference designators are viewed as if from the bottom.  (Text is right-reading)  Although I target my new layer for this detail prior to placing it the detail will always switch automatically to a Manufacturing "Pen" layer.  Any ideas?  Thanks in advance.

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  • Tue, Feb 12 2013 1:50 PM

    • mcatramb91
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    Re: Switching layers Reply

    Hi - I have seen this happen before when trying to load a plot on a Subclass under Class Manufacturing, regardless if it was a newly created Subclass or not.   I load my plot files on Class Drawing Format to avoid the issue.  I also reset the Class and Subclass under the Options tab regardless if it was set correctly.

    Hope this helps,
    Mike Catrambone

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Started by budnoel at 12 Feb 2013 01:00 PM. Topic has 1 replies.